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The Resource Dinner with a cannibal : the complete history of mankind's oldest taboo, Carole A. Travis-Henikoff ; foreword by Christy G. Turner II

Dinner with a cannibal : the complete history of mankind's oldest taboo, Carole A. Travis-Henikoff ; foreword by Christy G. Turner II

Label
Dinner with a cannibal : the complete history of mankind's oldest taboo
Title
Dinner with a cannibal
Title remainder
the complete history of mankind's oldest taboo
Statement of responsibility
Carole A. Travis-Henikoff ; foreword by Christy G. Turner II
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presenting the history of cannibalism in concert with human evolution, this account takes readers on an astonishing trip around the world and throughout history, painting the incredible, multifaceted realities of cannibalism. Focusing on how cannibalism began with the human species and how it has become an unspeakable taboo today, this study answers questions such as where, when, and how did shame and secrecy become connected with cannibalism? Why did some cannibals consume their enemies while others consumed their dead relatives? Did the eating of human flesh make them crazy? and What does it taste like? With careful anthropological and archaeological analysis and the telling of fascinating stories from around the world, this remarkable resource also includes details on the most famous real-life instances of cannibalism-including the Alive! incident in the Andes and the German Butcher of Hannover-and facts on infamous fictional cannibals such as Hannibal Lecter.--From the publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Travis-Henikoff, Carole A
Dewey number
394/.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN409
LC item number
.T73 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cannibalism
  • Taboo
  • Cannibalism
  • Taboo
  • Kannibalismus
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • Cannibalism
  • Taboo
Label
Dinner with a cannibal : the complete history of mankind's oldest taboo, Carole A. Travis-Henikoff ; foreword by Christy G. Turner II
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip083/2007041548.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-323) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Christy G. Turner II -- pt. 1. How we got to where we are. -- The incredible foods we eat -- Ubiquitous food -- Inner workings -- Feet to meat -- Cannibalism, disease and genetics -- Dinner with a cannibal -- pt. 2. As you believe, so shall it be. -- Religious acts -- Murder and medicine -- Mesoamerica -- The lost culture of the Wari -- Through a distant window -- Infanticide -- Skeletons in our closets -- pt. 3. Cannibalism : past and present. -- Man the warrior -- Keep the river on your right -- Coming to the Americas -- Politics and the color red -- Africa : then and now -- pt. 4. Finale : looking back to the present. -- It's a wrap -- film at eleven
Control code
ocn154714349
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9781595800305
Lccn
2007041548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o154714349
  • (OCoLC)154714349
Label
Dinner with a cannibal : the complete history of mankind's oldest taboo, Carole A. Travis-Henikoff ; foreword by Christy G. Turner II
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip083/2007041548.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-323) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Christy G. Turner II -- pt. 1. How we got to where we are. -- The incredible foods we eat -- Ubiquitous food -- Inner workings -- Feet to meat -- Cannibalism, disease and genetics -- Dinner with a cannibal -- pt. 2. As you believe, so shall it be. -- Religious acts -- Murder and medicine -- Mesoamerica -- The lost culture of the Wari -- Through a distant window -- Infanticide -- Skeletons in our closets -- pt. 3. Cannibalism : past and present. -- Man the warrior -- Keep the river on your right -- Coming to the Americas -- Politics and the color red -- Africa : then and now -- pt. 4. Finale : looking back to the present. -- It's a wrap -- film at eleven
Control code
ocn154714349
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9781595800305
Lccn
2007041548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o154714349
  • (OCoLC)154714349

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